Pair of Tables

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Project by ErikF posted 07-19-2013 01:09 AM 1572 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started these tables a while back and have slowly been chipping away at them. Nothing seemed to go right with this project so one design idea lead to another until I ended up with this. My wife suggested adding an indented curve along the front and back of the tops…according to her they look like school desk tops in their current state.

Cherry, walnut, hickory, and padauk drawer pulls.

Thanks for looking.

-- Power to the people.

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#1 posted 07-19-2013 01:25 AM

Wow! Really nice feel to these. Visually well balanced.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 07-19-2013 01:55 AM

Those are really nice looking. Don’t see an old school desk myself.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 07-19-2013 02:03 AM

Cool design ,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-19-2013 02:29 AM

Really good looking tables…love the way you did the drawer fronts and legs…great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 07-19-2013 03:06 AM

I like them! I see more of an Asian infuence to them myself.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#6 posted 07-19-2013 04:14 AM

Is good, no?!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#7 posted 07-19-2013 11:59 AM

Incredible design,verry nice looking table.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-19-2013 09:49 PM

very nice

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#9 posted 07-20-2013 02:26 PM

I like the Asian look. Nice choice of woods.

I’m towards the end of making 3 tables and nothing has gone right so I feel your pain. I made the tops too big and they over power the base but I like the tops so much that I decided to repurpose them as TV trays. So I’m making new tops now.

I’m not being critical but I like your wife’s idea. Another thought is to add a detail to the top that has the similar curves as the table top support. Just an idea.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#10 posted 07-21-2013 02:48 PM

Great design!

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#11 posted 07-22-2013 03:54 PM

Cool and unique tables! Like the interesting design, beautiful wood combo and finish. Well done!

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